Lew Stitely’s 1953 Corvette: “The Tijuana Taxi”

by Keith CornettCorvette Blogger Let’s kick off 2012 right with a morning burnout courtesy of Lew Stitely’s 1953 Corvette gasser dubbed the Tijuana Taxi. This classic first-year Corvette was doing its thing out at Beaver Springs Dragway in PA and the video features several awesome burnouts, dry hops and a nine second quarter-mile run! According […] More »

  Comments | By - January 3, 2012

Corvettes on Craiglist: 1969 Finovette by George Barris

For sale on Craigslist is a George Barris custom creation built from a 1969 Corvette. The story goes that Barris was commissioned to the build the car for Bobby Rautbord, the off-shore boat racing champion who won the 1972 World Cup. The boat that Rautbord won the World Cup with was called the Fino #18

  Comments | By - January 2, 2012

The Smoking Tire Tests the ZR1 at the Mojave Mile

by Zack Klapman The Smoking Tire On this episode of The Smoking Tire, we take the 2011 Corvette ZR1, the fastest Corvette ever produced, to the Mojave Mile for a little high-speed testing. Back in May, Matt came to the Mile with a Porsche 911 GT3RS, an amazing, barely street legal track car, and while […] More »

  Comments | By - December 29, 2011

Drunk Driver Crashes Into New Corvettes at a Miami Chevy Dealership

We often like to remind our readers about things that you shouldn’t do in your Corvette and driving while intoxicated is at the top of the list. Although it wasn’t a drunk Corvette driver that hit these new Corvettes at a Miami area Chevrolet dealer, you can see the carnage that can result to innocent

  Comments | By - December 28, 2011

LMR Claims Title as World’s Fastest Corvette ZR1

It was back in May that we brought you the news of Late Model Racecraft’s 1500 hp twin turbo Corvette ZR1 that ran 231 mph at the Texas Mile to claim the title as World’s Fastest Corvette in the Standing Mile. Not content to rest on their laurels, the Houston-based tuner has turned some wrenches

  Comments | By - December 19, 2011

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